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Desire Rwagaju

Olpc Rwanda

Rwandan citizen born September 25th 1986 Bujumbura-Burundi, holder of Master of Public Health with Mount Kenya University. Motivated by his skills on the use ICT tools and his interest to the use of technology in education, He joined OLPC as a volunteer in its early stage of implementation in Rwanda ( August-2009), during his last period of his under-graduate studies in Kigali Institute of Science and Technology.
In January 2010, He successfully applied for a post of Learning Development Officer with One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Office in Kigali. As in charge of working hand in hand with my counterparts in Ministry of Education & Rwanda Education Board to ensure the use of these learning tools in daily teaching environment, He successfully coordinated and conducted different teacher trainings, camp for students and clubs as well as developed different Lesson plans guiding teachers to teach Rwandan curriculum using OLPC laptops. He contributed in deployment of more than 200 000 Laptops to 417 schools in the country. The tasks he combined with Awareness activities of this project. Working for OLPC, He built solid relationships with his work colleagues and was inspired by the program’s ambitious and forward-thinking approach to community education through modern technology.
Rwagaju Desire, Is now working on both the Learning and technical side of the OLPC program flourishing in Rwanda and providing his expertise to the rest of the continent, Uganda, Burundi, South Africa, Kenya, Gabon etc.